204 185Q?). Aliya Ramaraja, the son-in-law of Krsnadevaniaharaja, who became sa/'vadhikari on the accession of this Sadasiva- raya, was exercising supreme power in the state. In the year S.S. 1480 Raktakfi, the Pafica Padushahs of Deccan, that is, the five Muharamadan rulers in the south — the rulers of Bijapuram, Bidur, Daulatabad, Ahraadnagar, etc., who had been paying tribute to this Raya, having united together fought a battle with Aliya Rarnaraja at the village of Raksasi-Tangadi on the bank of the Krsna. These Muhammadans killed Ramaraja together with his army, and marched to Vijayanagara. They set fire to the city, palaces, and temples and plundered the country. As they gave some territory to the said Sadasiva- raya, inscriptions bear testimony to his rule for ten years, even after the establishment of the Turaka Government. Kaijiyat of Cuddapah i L. £. 8, pp. 128-29, Then, while Sadusiva and Aliya Ramaraja were ruling as King and Tuvaraja respectively, the five Deccan Padushahs of Bijapuram, Bidur etc., joined together and fought with Aliya Ramaraja and killed him. In consequence Warangal and Anumakonda were once again included in the Turaka dominions. Kaijiyat ff An«makopda : Mae. Mst. 15-4-5, p. 108. Ramarajayyadeva Maharaja having come to power was ruling the kingdom until &S. 1483. The Deccan Padushahs having joined together killed Ramaraja, the king of Kar^a- taka, and took possession of the country. Malik Vibauram Padushah sent a Muhammadan officer called Martuja to take possession of this place, JCriJiyat of Kondavld* : Maf> Jfss. 15-4-40, pp. 22-3. 186. RAMARAJA'S BAKHAIR. To the presence of R. R.* my Lord Master :— The petition submitted by the servant of (your) servants, Ramaji Tirmala . R- rtwids prol>»bly for RSjtrtJafri.